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Soursop vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Soursop and Lemon

  • Soursop has more Copper, however Lemon is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Lemon covers your daily Vitamin C needs 36% more than Soursop.
  • Lemon contains 9 times less Vitamin B3 than Soursop. Soursop contains 0.9mg of Vitamin B3, while Lemon contains 0.1mg.
  • Lemon has less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Soursop, raw and Lemons, raw, without peel.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Lemon
Contains more Magnesium +162.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.8%
Contains more Potassium +101.4%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Copper +132.4%
Contains more Calcium +85.7%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.6
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 15% 12% 25% 2% 3% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Contains more Magnesium +162.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.8%
Contains more Potassium +101.4%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Copper +132.4%
Contains more Calcium +85.7%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.6

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Lemon
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.2%
Contains more Folate +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1000%
Contains more Vitamin E +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +157.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 2% 0% 69% 18% 12% 17% 16% 14% 11% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 3% 0% 177% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.2%
Contains more Folate +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1000%
Contains more Vitamin E +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +157.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Soursop Lemon
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soursop Lemon Opinion
Net carbs 13.54g 6.52g Soursop
Protein 1g 1.1g Lemon
Fats 0.3g 0.3g
Carbs 16.84g 9.32g Soursop
Calories 66kcal 29kcal Soursop
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 13.54g 2.5g Lemon
Fiber 3.3g 2.8g Soursop
Calcium 14mg 26mg Lemon
Iron 0.6mg 0.6mg
Magnesium 21mg 8mg Soursop
Phosphorus 27mg 16mg Soursop
Potassium 278mg 138mg Soursop
Sodium 14mg 2mg Lemon
Zinc 0.1mg 0.06mg Soursop
Copper 0.086mg 0.037mg Soursop
Vitamin A 2IU 22IU Lemon
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.15mg Lemon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 20.6mg 53mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.04mg Soursop
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.02mg Soursop
Vitamin B3 0.9mg 0.1mg Soursop
Vitamin B5 0.253mg 0.19mg Soursop
Vitamin B6 0.059mg 0.08mg Lemon
Folate 14µg 11µg Soursop
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg 0µg Soursop
Tryptophan 0.011mg mg Soursop
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine 0.06mg mg Soursop
Methionine 0.007mg mg Soursop
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.051g 0.039g Lemon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.09g 0.011g Soursop
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069g 0.089g Lemon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Soursop Lemon
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
13
Soursop
20
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
14
Soursop
9
Lemon

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
6%
Soursop
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
17%
Soursop
9%
Lemon
Fats
1%
Soursop
1%
Lemon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soursop
Soursop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Soursop
Soursop is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soursop
Soursop is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Sugar (difference - 11.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemon
Lemon contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Soursop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167761/nutrients
  2. Lemon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167746/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.